1956 Ford Crown Victoria
Coverage from the 2012 Deerfield Fire Association Car Show in North Branch,
Michigan May 20, 2012
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1956 56 Ford Fairlane Victoria For Sale
A very sharp restored 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria two door hardtop, with a
292 cu in V8 engine with dual Exhaust.
Has the hard to find three speed manual transmission on the column. Very
nice two-tone paint on solid New Mexico body, with very nice interior and
solid undercarriage. Runs and drives very good.
Specs: Year 1956, Make Ford, Model Fairlane Victoria, Exterior Color
Red and White Interior Color Red and White, Body Style 2 door Hardtop,
Engine 292 Cu in. V8, Doors 2, Transmission Manual, Drivetrain RWD,
Additional Options: Dual Exhaust,
Manual Transmission, Fender Skirts
132404 / 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/78ya2q8
Customs are renowned for their use of color and special paints, and this
lovely Fairlane is no exception. It's brilliant silver pearl with candy
purple, and the difference between these colors and those you'd find on a
production car is remarkable. Of course, cool paint will only get you so
far if the bodywork isn't properly done, so every panel on this car was
sanded, buffed, and massaged until it was laser-straight. And with all that
bright trim, there's nowhere for misaligned panels to hide. Like any great
custom, the modifications are so subtle and well-executed, it's almost
impossible to tell where the changes are, because it looks so factory.
Everything is crisp and beautifully blended, and you'll need a stock
Fairlane next to this one to see all the modifications.
While the original Y-block V8 was no slouch in the horsepower department, this
custom is now powered by a healthy 351 cubic inch Windsor V8. Dressed in
bright Ford Blue, the engine bay is tidy and easy to service, and a nice
compromise between flashy upgrades and OEM equipment. There's chrome on the
air cleaner and valve covers, which is pretty much standard equipment in
any modified car these days, but to keep it reliable, all the original Ford
mechanicals remain in place.
The transmission is a C6 3-speed automatic turning the Fairlane's original
live rear axle. In fact, aside from modern tube shocks, the suspension and
steering systems remain 100% original. The original frame and floors have
been undercoated to control heat and noise, and the 351 exhales through a
pair of cherry bomb mufflers that were the only choice if you were a hot
rodder in the 1950s. Traditionalists will be pleased to see that it rolls
on color-matched steel wheels with spinner wheel covers and vintage-looking
Coker Classic wide whitewall bias-ply tires.
The interior is nicely finished in matching silver and purple fabrics, and
it's very tastefully done. With pleated seats, slick cloth and vinyl door
panels, and a dashboard painted to match the body, it's the perfect
complement to the body. All the original gauges have been retained and
remain fully functional, with a trio of auxiliary gauges installed in their
own panel under the dash. The original AM radio is still in the dash in a
nod to originality and authenticity, with a modern AM/FM/CD head unit right
below it so nothing had to be cut or modified. You'll also find that the
carpets have been expertly trimmed, with a heel pad for the driver and
matching binding on the edges, including around the custom shifter housing.
True customs are all about appearances, and the beautifully finished
bodywork on this Fairlane is a tribute to the early pioneers of
metalworking and paint technology, who were often years and years ahead of
the OEMs. With all the right period touches, this is a car that will make
guys who were there smile, and create a whole new generation of custom car
fans who understand that how a car looks is just as important as how it
runs. If you're one of those guys, get in touch today, because this car is
a lot of traditional fun for not a lot of money. Call now!
1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria - 71K Original Miles - SOLD!
They are only this nice once! One owner, 71K miles, 292 automatic, power
steering, radio, heater, dual Exhaust,
one repaint, motor majored, fresh tune and service. Looks, runs and drives
great. This was grandpa's car, always maintained by his grandson. This
stunning '56 is offered without the new interior kit "needed" but seats are
useable. A new gas tank was just installed. Also, a potential buyer had a
pre-purchase inspection done but due to unforeseen inability to finance,
could not purchase. His loss is your gain and we will be happy to pass any
or all information on to the next buyer.
Please call for more information 1-888-597-6719.
503-855-4345 or 503-998-5499
1955 Ford Crown Victoria Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
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VERY RARE 1955 FORD CROWN VICTORIA
AND SHE IS PINK AND WHITE AND FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!
This is one of the most AWESOME cars we have had in a LONG TIME!!!! She is
just DROP DEAD GORGEOUS and RUST FREE as they come!! She has been in one
family and just the way you see her for the last 27 years!! When used she
would be taken out for a 2 mile ride then put back and meticulously cleaned
and covered up until the next ride! She has clocked approximately only 100
miles since TOTAL restoration! AND SHE STILL LOOKS ALMOST 100% PERFECT!!
She was built in California and stayed there for most of her life until she
underwent a full and very correct restoration by her 2 loving owners!! The
paint and body are just wonderful and she is very straight. All of her
exterior chrome and stainless is next to perfect as well! Her interior is
BEAUTIFUL and here is something you do not see very often!! Her engine
compartment looks as though she just left FORD MOTOR COMPANY YESTERDAY!!!
FACTORY POWER STEERING and a 3 SPEED OVERDRIVE!!! Along with a working
original radio, clock, heater, h orn, and turn signals!! All of her brakes
were just redone, and BRAND NEW COKER WIDE WHITES WERE INSTALLED!! This car
DRAWS SO MUCH ATTENTION DO NOT BUY HER UNLESS YOU LIKE TO TALK ABOUT OLD
CARS, AND PINK AND WHITE CROWN VICTORIA'S PETICULARLY!!! A TRUE PIECE OF
AUTOMOTIVE ART!!! NO DISAPPOINTMENTS NONE!!!! SHE IS A BEAUTY!!!!
Call Tom Today
1956 Ford Victoria 312 Y block V8 - Country Classic Cars
I thought you might like a look at this very nice 1956 Ford Victoria. It's
powered by the 312 Y-block V8. The paint is slick, the trim is looking
good and it's a nice straight car. It has a few custom touches, like the
chrome eyelids on the headlights, lake pipes, and custom interior. It's a
pretty cool old hot rod. I hope you find it interesting...thanks for
Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton IL
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
132559 / 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/86cfjw2
This Mandarin Orange ultra-custom '55 Crown Victoria has won trophies at
the Grand National Roadster Show, the Blackie Gejeian Fresno Autorama,
Carlisle All-Ford Nationals and impressed the likes Boyd Coddington, George
Barris and John Force among others. It's one of the best customs on the
planet and it carries the show history to prove it.
Body modifications were handled by Bernt Karlsson, owner of Customs by
Bernt, who should be familiar to you as Boyd Coddington's painter on the
show American Hotrod. Karlsson began making customizations to the body by
adding a grille and front bumper from a '59 Thunderbird, pushbutton door
openers from a '41 Lincoln and taillights from a '55 Mercury. Once all of
that work was finished, round two consisted of front lights from a '55
Mercury station wagon, rear fender skirts from a '57 Mercury station wagon
and Cadillac wheel covers which provide a nice subtle stock-yet-custom
After the shell was finished, Nosse Brothers took over for the reassembly
and customization of the small details. They installed a full set of custom
fitted Solex tinted glass, painstakingly built up the Art Morrison chassis
before marrying it to the body and handled all finishing aspects of the car
from headliner to fuel lines.
1967 Thunderbird landau seats are done in the same soft, aromatic two tan
leather as the rest of the cockpit and look great next to Nosse Brothers
custom door panels. VDO classic series instruments are set in a customized
'56 Ford dash and the Ididit steering column features a billet Budnik
steering wheel which complements Nosse Brothers billet pedals. This custom
interior veritably screams class, refinement and comfort and makes for an
exceptionally well tied together car.
Art Morrison built the custom 3" by 4" boxed frame and tubular A arm front
suspension which houses Aldan Eagle coil overs at all four corners, a
Morrison spindle set, Wilwood 11" disc brakes and a Flaming River rack. Out
back, a Morrison four link set hangs a Hooper's Ford 9" with 3.50 gears,
Moser 36 spline axles and another pair of Wilwood 11" rear disc brakes.
Stainless fasteners are everywhere, braided hoses carry all fluids and the
top loader 4-speed and a Cannon Engineering driveshaft is as detailed as
the rest of the car. The floors are as perfect as the topside, making a
perfect backdrop to the custom 2.5" ceramic coated Exhaust. This is one show car that's as drivable
as it is perfect!
The big daddy 560 horsepower Ford Racing 460
cubic inch V8 looks right at home in the smoothed engine compartment. D-460
aluminum SCJ heads top the motor, getting their fill from a Blue Thunder
dual quad manifold and a pair of Holley 600s. Doug's Headers and a Modine
radiator round out the package and complement Bernt's smoothed firewall.
Built over a four year period at a cost of more than $250,000, this car is
the fulfillment of a childhood dream. When you've got the right people and
the right plan trophies just about get mailed to your door. It was Boyd
Coddington's personal pick at his eponymous cruise, best of show at John
Force's holiday cruise, finished second at the GNRS in mild custom, took
the Outstanding Elegance award in Fresno, best custom at Carlisle and
Meguiars sponsored the car in 2005. Of course, that list neglects smaller
shows that it's gone to, but suffice to say it never lost. Bob McClurg
himself wrote the car up in a six page spread in Super Rod.
If you're a Ford fan, a custom fan or a 50s fan this car just has to make
you smile. With its show winning history, award winning builders, mountain
of trophies and dynamite looks this is just the custom car centerpiece
you've been looking for to add to your collection!